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Roadrunners fall semester sports review

Roadrunners fall semester sports review

As the semester comes to a close, it takes with it another season of MSU Denver sports. Fall 2017 saw 12 teams across men’s and women’s athletics represent the Roadrunners. The men competed in basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis and will begin indoor track on Dec. 7. The women had squads in all of these […]

MSU Denver athletics review

MSU Denver athletics review

Athletics department announces partnership with Nike The MSU Denver athletics department has announced a partnership with Nike and Eastbay, making the two companies the exclusive jersey and apparel providers for the school’s athletics teams. Outside of clothing, the partnership outlines promotional endeavors, such as discounted jerseys and in-game events for fans. The deal runs through […]

Sports Stance: The search begins

Sports Stance: The search begins

With Derrick Clark’s firing, the Athletics Department must decide what traits and qualification they want in the basketball team’s next leader After MSU Denver parted ways with men’s basketball head coach Derrick Clark on March 27, an immediate search for a new head coach began. During Clark’s seven years as head coach, he was the […]

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

Orlando “El Gato” Melendez is many things. He’s a former North Carolina Tar Heel. He’s a former professional basketball player. And now, he’s the first native Puerto Rican to play for the Harlem Globetrotters. Melendez started playing basketball at a young age in Puerto Rico. He used to walk two miles to the local basketball […]

For Men’s Basketball, tournament chances dashed in season-ending loss

For Men’s Basketball, tournament chances dashed in season-ending loss

Men’s basketball finished a tumultuous season on March 3 when they lost to the No. 14 Colorado School of Mines Orediggers 61-70 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament semifinals. The game meant the end of the college careers of senior forward Andre Harris and senior guard Brian Howard. Howard was the second-leading scorer for […]

Sports Stance: A look at Derrick Clark’s leadership

Sports Stance: A look at Derrick Clark’s leadership

The atmosphere within the men’s basketball organization has been a mystery ever since head coach Derrick Clark was suspended and junior guard Cam Williams was dismissed. At the center of this is Clark’s future at MSU Denver. On Jan. 28, Clark was suspended and Williams was dismissed. The athletics department issued a press release that […]

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